Monday, 20 March 2017

Pt 1 Swarm trap for under 5.00. Jerrys top bar hives

Pt 1 Swarm trap for under 5.00. Jerrys top bar hives
Build a swarm trap in under 15 min for under 5.00.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Quick and easy feeder for top bar hives

Quick and easy feeder for top bar hives
There are many ways to feed bees in a top bar hive, and this is a particularly easy and convenient method that incorporates recycling of packaging. Free top bar ...

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Beginner Lecture on Top Bar Hives by McCartney

Beginner Lecture on Top Bar Hives by McCartney
http://www.learningbeekeeping.com A presentation to the Williamson County Beekeeping club. I believe the slide deck was based on one of Michael Bush's ...

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Entrance modification for top bar hive

Entrance modification for top bar hive
http://www.biobees.com This is an experimental entrance modification for a top bar hive to reduce the exposure of bees to falling Varroa mites while enabling the ...

The Gentle Beekeeper - Top Bar Hive - Comb Building - Part 2

The Gentle Beekeeper - Top Bar Hive - Comb Building - Part 2
This is one week after catching this swarm. Notice the beautiful white comb, once they start filling it with brood, pollen, honey etc, it will become more yellow, and ...

Thursday, 9 March 2017

DIY! New and Improved Top Bar Hive! part 4 Cutting the Top Bars

DIY! New and Improved Top Bar Hive! part 4 Cutting the Top Bars
Here, we show you how to cut and assemble the top bars. Our design incorporates "bee space", which permits ventilation.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Crush_and_Strain_Honey_Harvest.wmv

Crush_and_Strain_Honey_Harvest.wmv
Video of the process of harvesting honey via the crush and strain method from the frame in the super to the finished jar - beekeeping basics - no extractor ...

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Feeding With Fondant

Feeding With Fondant
A qick and easy way to feed bees in winter using fondant. Phil Chandler, author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, demonstrates feeding bees in a top bar hive.

Barefoot Beekeeper Honey Harvest

Barefoot Beekeeper Honey Harvest
Pete and Mim demonstrate an alternative honey harvest using our top bar hive.

Top Bar Hive

Top Bar Hive
Here is my finished product. I used the plan from biobees.com by the barefoot beekeeper. I'm really happy with the result. I did changed on thing and moved my ...

Honeycow update 4/17/2013

Honeycow update 4/17/2013
Get to know more about Angie Bee~ http://www.barefootangiebee.com I am building HoneyCow beehives and so far this is how its going. We were going to add ...

Monday, 6 March 2017

Feeding With Fondant

Feeding With Fondant
A qick and easy way to feed bees in winter using fondant. Phil Chandler, author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, demonstrates feeding bees in a top bar hive.

Top Bar Hive Basics

Top Bar Hive Basics
These are the basics everyone should know when thinking about Top Bar Beekeeping. It covers the basic ideas developed by Wyatt A. Magnum PhD. Wyatt is ...

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Transferring Bees to a Top Bar Hive

Transferring Bees to a Top Bar Hive
Shows Phil Chandler (The Barefoot Beekeeper) transferring bees from a laundry basket (a.k.a. top bar skep) into a horizontal top bar hive. Using a water spray ...

Top bar hive review - some important features and benefits

Top bar hive review - some important features and benefits
There are many ways to design and set up a top bar hive and until you have used one for a while, it is not easy to see the advantages and disadvantages of ...

Top Bar Bee Hive Suprise

Top Bar Bee Hive Suprise
Major surprise when we got in this one. The plan was to move a late year swarm into a nuc with drawn comb and feed them to give a chance of survival.

Black bees in a top bar hive on the Isle of Man

Black bees in a top bar hive on the Isle of Man
During the BIBBA conference in September 2016 on the Isle of Man, local beekeeper Johnny Kipps showed me his top bar hives, believed to be the first on the ...

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Top Bar Hive Comb Manipulation Lesson

Top Bar Hive Comb Manipulation Lesson
http://www.LearningBeekeeping.com Enjoyed the vid? Tip LiteCoin to LbprQsQt15HqdcAiLn2Szrbhkahp6gsX68 Join us on facebook!

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 2

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 2
http://www.biobees.com - home of The Barefoot Beekeeper The hive shown is a Modified Dadant, built for Brother Adam at Buckfast Abbey. You can use the ...

Top Bar Hive Inspection

Top Bar Hive Inspection
http://www.honeybeesonline.com Keep a top bar hive for fun! Join us here at Long Lane Honey Bee Farms as EAS certified master beekeeper takes you through ...

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 1

How to convert from frames to a top bar hive - part 1
http://www.biobees.com - home of the Barefoot Beekeeper The hive shown is a Modified Dadant, built for Brother Adam at Buckfast Abbey. You can use the ...

Friday, 3 March 2017

How to Build a Top Bar Beehive, Free Plans On Website

How to Build a Top Bar Beehive, Free Plans On Website
Here's a how to video on building a new top bar beehive using thermally treated poplar. Complete plans, cut lists and materials can be found on my website so ...

Tips for working with a Top Bar Hive by Becca's Bees

Tips for working with a Top Bar Hive by Becca's Bees
While inspecting Queen Victoria's Hive I share some tips for working smoothing and quietly with the bees. Covering techniques specifically for working with top ...

Eco-Floor idea for beehives - try it yourself!

Eco-Floor idea for beehives - try it yourself!
Phil Chandler explains the thinking behind his 'eco-floor' design and demonstrates how to create both an eco-floor and an eco-roof to make the beehive more ...

Top Bar Hive V.S. Langstroth Hive, Beekeeping

Top Bar Hive V.S. Langstroth Hive, Beekeeping
Think Beek Urban Beekeeping in the Tropics Top Bar Hive V.S. Langstroth Hive Inspection Help fund our farming experiments: For bitcoin: ...

Thursday, 2 March 2017

How to make an 'Eco Floor' for the Horizontal Top Bar Hive

How to make an 'Eco Floor' for the Horizontal Top Bar Hive
A simple modification to the floor of the horizontal (Kenyan-style) top bar hive improves insulation, reduces air exchange at floor level and creates an enclosed ...

The Kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping Podcast #16 - Phil Chandler and Kevin Inglin

The Kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping Podcast #16 - Phil Chandler and Kevin Inglin
This was a very special podcast, we brought together all the regular beekeeping podcasters to discuss beekeeping news. Hopefully we can make this a regular ...

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Phil Chandler - Kenyan Top Bar Hives

Phil Chandler - Kenyan Top Bar Hives
recorded at the Natural Beekeeping Conference - http://www.naturalbeekeepingalliance.com/

Top Bar Hive Honey Harvest by Jon Peters

Top Bar Hive Honey Harvest by Jon Peters
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Art-Home-by-Jon-Peters/312021729836 Check out our new website: http://jonpeters.com/ Take a look as we ...

Top bar hive review - some important features and benefits

Top bar hive review - some important features and benefits
There are many ways to design and set up a top bar hive and until you have used one for a while, it is not easy to see the advantages and disadvantages of ...

BEEKEEPING: How to Unite Bees, the Newspaper Method.

BEEKEEPING: How to Unite Bees, the Newspaper Method.
I'm uniting a cranky hive with a not so cranky hive after killing the queen of the cranky hive.